Padamulika, Pādamūlika, Pada-mulika: 5 definitions


Padamulika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pādamūlika.—(EI 4; LL), a servant. (Ep. Ind., Vol. XVIII, p. 156), a temple attendant. Note: pādamūlika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pādamūlika : (m.) a servant; one who sits at one's feet.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pādamūlika refers to: “one who sits at one’s feet, ” a foot-servant, lackey J. I, 122, 438; II, 300 sq. (Gāmaṇicaṇḍa); III, 417; V, 128; VI, 30.

Note: pādamūlika is a Pali compound consisting of the words pāda and mūlika.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pādamūlika (पादमूलिक).—m. (= Pali id.), servant, attendant: rāja-°kānāṃ Lalitavistara 2.20 (prose) = Tibetan rgyal poḥi zham riṅ (Foucaux) or zhabs ḥbriṅ (var. for the same, Library of Congress text) ba, king's subordinate followers or servants.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Pādamūlikā (पादमूलिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[nyāya] by Brahmavidyādīkṣita. Quoted by him in his Rāmāyaṇaṭīkā, Hz. Extr. 76.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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